The hottest fantasy for a Spice lover would be to go extravaganza over the spiciest dish in the world. And what better country than India to try one!
There are 400 varieties of Chillies in the world and almost 16 percent of the world’s food production is attributed to Chillies.
India is the largest producer of chillies . There’s a wide range of Chillies grown in India, unique in flavor and level of spice. Only a dash of some chillies can turn out to be a horrifying encounter!
Even a humble chilli has it’s medicinal properties and if eaten moderately has curative effects on one’s body!
Let’s have a look at the 5 of the best Indian Chillies:
As the name says, it is grown in Kashmir and nearby regions. It is known for its deep red color shade but not too hot to taste, hence preferred by many chefs over other chillies. It’s a brand in itself.
It is wholesomely used in Kashmiri Dum Aloo, Punjabi curries, Kashmiri Wazvan and a lot of other Dishes for the shade!
These are the spiciest varieties of chillies in the world. And both of them are cultivated in India ie. Northeastern states of the county!
These states include Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, and Manipur.
Since they are too hot to taste, you won’t find it’s use in daily cooking in Indian Households.
However the regional communities do use it to make chutneys, curries, and pickles!
Did you know! – The locals also use these super-hot chillies to shoo away wild elephants from their farmlands.
Another popular variety, as for the pungency, these are one of the
hottest chillies in the country and are found in Andhra Pradesh.
Therefore some of the Andhra dishes do taste a lot spicier than
many regional dishes in India.
They’re red is in color and high on the spice note. It is used in dishes like
Natu kodi kura, Mamsam pulusu
Jwala Chillies are quite popular in Indian households. These chillies can be very pungent to taste.
They’re also served as an accompaniment for evening snacks like Samosa, Batata Vada etc.
Besides, you can also use them in homemade pickles.
It’s used in various curries and Sabzis.
Kanthari is a Bird’s Eye variety of chilli, You will find it in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Meghalay.
Highly pungent variety of chillies, Hence it is not known for any significant cooking use.
It is used in Kanthari Mulaku Chammanthi (Chutney), Kanthari Uppilittahu (Pickle), Kerala’s Chicken Curry!
These palates of spicy chillies with tints of pungency, relish regional dishes with unique flavors, tastes, and aromas.
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